[LinuxBIOS] state of Gigabyte GA-M57SLI-S4

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Mon Mar 12 12:23:38 CET 2007

* ST <st at iss.tu-darmstadt.de> [070312 11:58]:
> Since i don't have an modern flash programmer (and this version of the 
> gigabyte doesn't have a dual bios) i am afraid to "brick" this mainboard.
Does it have a socketed bios chip?

> Since i can't use the gigabyte tools anymore once i have flashed linuxbios to 
> this board. Is there a way back.

Yes. You can always use "flashrom" from the LinuxBIOS tree to flash back
the proprietary BIOS (given you can still boot Linux ;)

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